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  1. Tattoos are not a big deal according to the bad stigma.

    Its just like wearing clothes your expressing your interests and how you feel yet you cant remove a tattoo as easily as clothing which is why its important to get a tattoo you feel passionate with and truly believe in its meaning or purpose.

  2. Stay strong and never doubt your bond with God. Stay occupied with hobbies and socialize with positive people to keep your mind from wandering into negativity. Influence of God and Lucifer will always be a constant battle within you and only you have the strength and will to choose your faith. Never doubt what you believe in God no matter how sour situations might become it is your responsibility to to know which direction to go. No regrets

  3. Pope is not that 'holy'. He's JUST a man yet he's allowing people to bow to him, call him 'holy', he forgives sins in place of Jesus, he adds to scripture. He's just wrong.

    I think the can of worms has already been opened so I just wanted to ask why does a Catholic think its so astonishing if you do not follow a regular everyday man that is no more special than the next as he is prone to sin as anyone else is and most Catholics say it so casually oh we just follow what ever he does and says just because.... And protestants are submissive?

    You can quote something and intemperate it with a little fabrication but please clarify the reason for these circumstances listed below:..

    *Catholic Tradition:

    Call priests father, e.g., Father McKinley.

    Matthew 23:9 And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

    *Catholic Tradition : Mary is the queen of heaven.

    Worshiping the queen of heaven (which is not the Mary of the Bible) is worshiping another god and it provokes the Lord to anger.


    7:17 Seest thou not what they do in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem?

    *Catholic Tradition: Mary is the mother of God.

    Mary is the mother of the earthly Jesus, not God. Jesus pre- existed from everlasting as God (see John 1:1). When He came to redeem mankind, He laid aside His glory and was made like unto sinful man so that He could take our punishment (Hebrew 2:9). God has no mother. He has lived from everlasting which means He had no beginning.


    43:10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me. [if Mary gave birth to God, she'd be God.] Psalm

    7:18 The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.

    7:19 Do they provoke me to anger? saith the LORD: do they not provoke themselves to the confusion of their own faces?

    *Catholic Tradition: Pope called Holy Father.

    The term Holy Father is only found one time in the entire Bible. It was when Jesus prayed before He and His disciples went to the garden of Gethsemane. He referred to God the Father as Holy Father. It is blasphemy to call a man by God's name

    John17:11 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.

    *Catholic Tradition: Purgatory, nuns, popes.

    None of these is mentioned in the Bible. It is a sin to add to the Bible.


    30:6 Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar. The pope is a man who takes upon himself honor which belongs to no human being. Even the very name by which he allows himself to be called (Holy Father) is highly presumptuous and blasphemous .

    One does not need the pope to determine what God's will is. The Bible says that God has given the Holy Ghost to each believer and that He (the Holy Ghost) guides and leads us into all truth. All a believer needs is the Bible and the Holy Ghost to know the will of the Lord. Popery has been treacherous, but worse, each pope has been the blind leading the blind. Jesus said that both will fall into the ditch. Catholics, come out of this system that cannot save and know Jesus for youself, intimate and up-close.

    NOTE: Purgatory is supposedly a place where a person is purified of sins--even popes supposedly go there. The Bible says that Jesus Christ is the one that purifies us of our sins. Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus.... When a person dies their eternal home is sealed--heaven or hell--no in between. Hebrews 9:27 ...it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.

    *Catholic Tradition: The mass. Through transubstantiation, the wafer/host and the wine supposedly become the actual blood and body of Jesus Christ when the priest prays over them. He is supposed to be sacrificed over and over again on Roman Catholic altars.

    Jesus died once for sins, never to be repeated. He sits on the right hand of God and does not reappear in the mass as a mass of blood and flesh.


    10:12 But this man [Jesus], after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;

    10:13 From henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool.

    10:14 For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

    10:15 Whereof the Holy Ghost also is a witness to us: for after that he had said before,

    10:16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

    10:17 And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.

    10:18 Now where remission of these is, there is no more offering for sin. John

    19:30 When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.

    1 Corinthians

    11:24 And when he [Jesus] had given thanks, he brake it [bread], and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.

    11:25 After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.

    11:26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come (not for the forgiveness of sins or to receive Jesus).

    *Catholic Tradition: Saved, in part, by good works.

    Good works are the fruits that grow out of being saved. They do not make you saved. An apple does not make its tree an apple tree, it was already an apple tree before any apples appeared. When you see the apples; however, you know what kind of tree it is. If a person is saved, he will shew forth good works because he has the spirit of Christ in him. The good works don't make him saved only the blood of Jesus can do that.

    I John

    1:7b ...
    the blood
    of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. Acts 16:31b

    on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved.


    3:24 Being
    justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus

    3:25 Whom God hath set forth to be a
    propitiation through faith in his blood
    , to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;

    3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

    Where is boasting then?
    It is excluded. By what law?
    of works? Nay: but by the law of faith

    3:28 Therefore
    we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds
    of the law.

    What about James 2:20 "faith without works is dead"?

    The kind of faith that saves is a faith that shows forth the works of God. Even devils believe in Jesus and tremble (James 2:19). Many people believe in Jesus but they won't follow Him. They have a faith, but not the kind that saves. If a person has true faith in Jesus, the Holy Ghost dwells in him and will cause good works will show forth in his life. The good works confirm the faith by which the person was saved. James 2:21-23 uses Abraham as an example. Abraham believed God so when God asked him to sacrifice his son Isaac, Abraham, out of his faith in God, offered up Isaac.

    *Catholic Tradition: The church is founded on Peter.

    Jesus Christ is the foundation of the church. Peter was a man like you and me. Jesus called Peter Satan in Matthew 16:23 when Peter rebuked Jesus dying. When Cornelius tried to worship Peter, Peter responded, "Stand up; I myself also am a man." (Acts 10:26). The pope needs to remember Acts 10:26 when he has men bowing to him and kissing his hand like he is worthy of worship.

    1 Corinthians

    3:11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Matthew

    21:42 Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected [Jesus], the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes?

    *Catholic Tradition: Confessing sins to a priest. Petitioning saints and Mary.

    We are to confess our sins and needs to God alone.

    I John

    1:9 If we confess our sins, he [God] is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Matthew

    6:9, 12 After this manner...pray ye: Our Father... forgive us....

    1 Timothy

    2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus [not Mary, not saints, not priests, not the pope];

    I John 2:1, ...And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

    At the end of the day its up to you to decide what you think is most plausible and supportive when it comes to what God truly promotes. Choose wisely...

  4. James 4:7-8

    "Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded."

    John 3:16

    "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    Acts 13:48

    "And as many as were ordained to eternal life believed."

    2 Thessalonians 2:13

    "But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth"

    Ephesians 1:4-5

    "He hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will."

    2 Thessalonians 2:11-12

    "God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned."